The discerning ears at NPR Music included Jason Hawk Harris's countrypolitan drinkin' song "Cussing at the Light" in their New Music Friday playlist and gave him a shoutout on the podcast! Listen here!
"Shook knows exactly how to make good on an opening line like “I didn’t mean to stay out all night drinkin’.”
Bieber, give us a call.
Garden & Gun Magazine's "Songs of Resilience" playlist celebrates the power of music in difficult times, and Sarah Shook & The Disarmers' song "Keep the Home Fires Burnin'" is included amidst songs by Willie Nelson, Julien Baker, Dolly Parton, Drive-By Truckers, and more.
The song is from Sarah & co.'s Bloodshot debut album Sidelong.
Someone's taking notice. Banditos, Sarah Shook & The Disarmers, Scott H. Biram, and Cory Branan made the cut on TIDAL's list of The Best Country & Folk Songs of 2017 (So Far)! They're sidled up with Jason Isbell, Steve Earle, and...oh...Willie Nelson.
We'd heard President Obama has decent taste in music, but now we actually believe it! JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound's cover of Wilco's "I Am Trying to Break Your Heart" is the first track on Obama's new Hometown playlist on Spotify! (Wow that's a lot of Chicago in that statement...)
"I Am Trying to Break Your Heart" is...Read more
From the desk of Rob Miller:
Agree or disagree on the merit of, or necessity for, a Hall of Fame celebrating a subjective art form like music, the HOF exists. I mean, I don’t LIKE beets, but they do exist, so I must deal with them.
There are no-brainers and there are head scratchers. Some make you throw the devil horns...Read more
The "Austin 100," NPR Music's annual SXSW playlist, is here! And Bloodshot's newest recruit Al Scorch made the cut!
The Chicago punk rock banjo assassin will perform at the Bloodshot Official SXSW Showcase at The Continental Club on Wednesday 3/16 and our Unofficial Day Party at Yard Dog Art on Friday 3/18. Sir Scorch will also perform at several other SXSW events. Stay up...Read more
We were perusing Spotify today, listening to some Bloodshot bands, making a few playlists, and then we noticed something...and couldn't believe our eyes and ears! The Star Wars official Spotify account has playlists for each of its characters, and it looks like Han Solo is a Robbie Fulks fan! "Long I Ride," from Robbie's 2013 Bloodshot album Gone Away Backward is...Read more
In lieu of our weekly Vinyl Friday post, we put together a list of our favorite Christmas songs, in an effort to continue to subject you to the Bloodshot staff's bizarre and eclectic music tastes during this holiday week. We hope these festive and demented songs will be a part of your playlist while you open presents and drink heavily...Read more
Lux Interior of The Cramps died six years ago today, so it’s only fitting that the year’s first installment of Aquarium Drunkard's Diversions features Bloodshot co-captains Rob Miller and Nan Washaw chronicling their own respective musical histories with a list of their essential, most influential songs and albums and "in turn cite the artists that helped form what would eventually define the label’s ongoing...Read more
NPR put together a list of 100 bands to check out at SXSW, and they included Lydia Loveless and Ha Ha Tonka! Whether you're trekking to Austin or not, this downloadable playlist should keep your ears occupied this week.
From time to time, the blog Mog Music Network asks its favorite artists to create personally curated playlists for our curiosity-satisfying- and audio-streaming pleasure. Themes and styles will vary, but you'll always know your favorite bands just a little better after listening.
Big Black - Pigpile